Graduation 2016 Information
With graduation quickly approaching, please make a note of the following important information:
Thursday, May 12th-Cap and gown distribution
Friday, May 13th – Last day for Seniors to complete academic requirements
Monday, May 16th-Senior Awards Night-7:00pm in HCPA
Friday, May 20th/Monday, May 23rd – Senior finals
Monday, May 18th – through May 23rd- Senior clearance, submit checkout forms
Monday, May 18th – Senior Awards Night @ 7:00pm in HCPA
Thursday, May 26th – Mandatory graduation rehearsal @ 6:30am starting in cafeteria
Thursday, May 26th – Class of 2016 Graduation Ceremony @ 7:00pm in stadium
Lastly, if you still haven’t yet ordered your cap and gown, please do so immediately by contacting Elite Southwest at 623-385-8230 or going to www.esbalfour.com
Prom is coming!
This year’s theme is, All That Glitters is Gold! Prom will be held on May 14th at SOHO 63 from 8-11PM. Prom tickets are on sale during both lunches in the bookstore at Higley High School! The tickets are selling for $50 for an individual and $80 per couple. These prices will last until the day of Prom, May 14th, when the prices will be $60 at the door.
High School summer school registration open
Current Higley Unified School District students can now register for high school summer school. Options are available for credit recover, grade replacement and credit advancement. All students must seek counselor approval prior to registration. These classes will be held in June. Class times will be 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. and noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Cost is $170.00 per session (1/2 credit offered per session).
The registration deadline is May 31, 2016. Additional information may be found at husd.org/summerschool.
Higley High School Graduation Speech and National Anthem Opportunity
Graduating Seniors! If you are interested in being a student speaker or singing the National Anthem at graduation or at the end of the year Awards Ceremony, please review the following information
Please provide a copy of your typed speech for initial review to Ms. Smith in the counseling/career center no later than Friday, April 22nd by 2:15pm. Please include your name, student ID and English teacher in the heading. There will be two student speakers. One will be selected from the top 10 students and one from the entire student body. Prospective speakers will then be scheduled to present speeches to the committee on Thursday, April 28th at 2:15pm in room 758. Please see the Speech Performance Rubric for grading criteria.
Tryouts for singing the National Anthem at graduation and the awards ceremony will take place Thursday, April 28th at 3:00pm in room 758. There are two performance opportunities: first selection will sing at graduation and second selection will sing at the awards ceremony. Please see the Vocal Performance Rubric for grading criteria.
Higley Athletes for 2016-17
Higley High School is moving to an online clearance system for athletes for the 2016-17 school year. We would like to immediately implement the new system as Register My Athlete
Parents of athletes will need to create an account for their child. This online system allows parents to register their athletes for all sports online and eliminate the use of paper in the clearance process. Please click on the link below for instructions to complete this process. Should you need additional help, please feel free to contact Elizabeth Lafayette at 480-279-7317 or by email at Elizabeth.email@example.com
Higley board names Nancy Diab-Scott as new Higley High principal
The Higley Unified School District Governing Board approved Wednesday the hiring of Nancy Diab-Scott as the new principal at Higley High School. Mrs. Diab-Scott will take on her role in July 2016. Mrs. Diab-Scott is currently principal at Higley’s Sossaman Middle School. She first joined the district in 2005 and has served as an assistant principal previously at Higley High and Cortina Elementary. Her teaching career began in 1999.
Welcome to the Knights family, Mrs. Diab-Scott.
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